BITDN Regional Hackathon 2022

The BRICS Intelligent Telescope and Data Network (BITDN), which is a partnership between the Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) and the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) under the BRICS Astronomy programme, hosted its very first regional Hackathon event, which took place at the SAAO on 11-13 October 2022. This event is under the umbrella projects of Hack4dev, which is a partnership that extends to several other … Read More

Africa Women in Data Science 2022

In March 2022, in celebration of International Women’s day, we organised an Africa focused event and hackathon related to Women in Data Science in Africa. The partners in this event were DARA Big Data, IDIA, SARAO and the OAD. In March 2021, the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) released a Women in Data Science report that used the DARA Big Data … Read More